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Restaurant damaged after two-vehicle crash

Diners at a new Highland restaurant got quite a start after a two-car accident Sunday sent one of the vehicles into the building.

A Jeep Wrangler was heading southbound in the 9400 block of Indianapolis Boulevard around 3:09 p.m. Feb. 2 when a GMC Yukon made a left turn from northbound Indianapolis Boulevard to head west on Hart Road, Highland Police spokesman Cmdr. John Banasiak said in an email Monday. Both had a green light, and as the Yukon turned, it hit the left-front of the Jeep, causing it to veer off the road and hit the north wall of Emilio’s Restaurante and Cantina.

The Jeep’s driver, a 62-year-old St. John woman, suffered non-life threatening injuries to her arm and was taken to Community Hospital, Banasiak said; the Yukon driver, a 66-year-old Munster man, had knee and foot pain but wasn’t taken anywhere.

Highland Police issued the Yukon driver a ticket for failure to yield the right of way, Banasiak said, and both vehicles were towed from the scene. No one in the restaurant was injured.

The Indiana Auto Accident Attorneys at Glaser & Ebbs are skilled at representing clients and their family members injured in car crashes. It often takes legal action to receive fair compensation in these cases. If the responsible party is not found, we will help you look for other coverage. Contact Glaser & Ebbs to learn more about your legal rights and options.

source: chicago tribune